partitioning external hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by abouTimelord, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. abouTimelord macrumors newbie

    Feb 25, 2011
    hi there
    i have a 2 TB external H/D
    i am formatting it from pc to use for my new MAC
    that much i can do

    but new to mac
    it wants to know if i want to use it for Time Machine which i do

    but if i say yes can i also use it to file away manually

    should i partition some space for Time Machine and leave rest for manual use

    if so how much to partition
    thanks in advance
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
  3. abouTimelord thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 25, 2011

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